Scholarships/ Fellowships/ Internships


The following alphabetical list guides you to several scholarships, fellowships, and internships available to UW Oshkosh graduate students. For more scholarship offerings, visit the Financial Aid Office website or your program’s website. The link(s) for each scholarship will take you to the applicable information.


The Oshkosh branch of the AAUW offers a $1000 scholarship for a woman graduate student at UW Oshkosh.  This scholarship was established to recognize and support the outstanding achievements of women graduate students at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. AAUW hopes this scholarship not only serves as an acknowledgment of an outstanding woman graduate student, but as an investment designed to empower female  graduate students in pursuit of their dream(s).

Students interested in the AAUW Graduate Scholarship for Women should apply at this LINK.  Additionally, applicants should send these documents to the AAUW Scholarship Committee Chair via email to

  • Current resume outlining your education, academic honors and awards, relevant work experience, and relevant community/volunteer experience
  • Two-page cover letter addressing educational and professional goals, leadership and service experience, and financial need
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (can be unofficial copies)
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a UW Oshkosh faculty or staff member, sent directly to the AAUW Scholarship Chair at

The application deadline is March 8, 2024.


AAUW offers many grants and fellowships. Learn more about AAUW and review a list of current grant and fellowships.


Internships are typically one-time work or service experiences related to your major or career goal. The internship plan generally involves you, the student, working in a professional setting under the supervision and monitoring of practicing professionals.  Internships can be paid or unpaid, and you may or may not receive academic credit for performing the internship.


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Educational Testing Services (ETS) Fellowships and Internship, Fellowship and Visiting Scholar Programs in Research

These programs seek applicants who are interested in pursuing scientific research under the guidance of ETS researchers and psychometricians.

Graduate Studies Scholarship for International Students

This non-resident graduate partial tuition remission is a need-based financial award available only to eligible full-time international students (F-1 visa holders). More information is available on the International Graduate Student Applicants page (click to expand Item 4 on the International Applicant Checklist).


Golden Key International Honor Society

Golden Key is an international honor society for graduate and undergraduate students with more than 2 million members and more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world.


In this guide, you’ll find funding tips you can use in addition to, or in place of, the GI Bill. Many of the sources listed are tailored to veterans, their spouses or family members looking for alternative options to pay for school. You will also find a checklist for applying for scholarships and numerous resources for finding additional aid opportunities.


The NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) promotes excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U. S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.


These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an active ally of the LGBT community.

These scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increase the visibility of talented LGBT students in STEM careers.


P.E.O. was founded on Jan. 21, 1869, and is clearly making a difference in the lives of women all over the world 

Grant, loan and award recipients need not be members of P.E.O. With the exception of international students who receive International Peace Scholarships, each recipient is sponsored by a P.E.O. chapter. This allows the chapter members to be a meaningful part of “their” student’s life.


Scholarships4moms was created by a group of mothers who wanted to help bring financial relief to moms looking to further their education.


Hundreds of graduate students and holders of doctorates come to the Smithsonian to do independent research under the guidance of a member of our world-class research staff. Fellows have the opportunity to study and work intensively with Smithsonian collections and experts in their fields and beyond. In addition, more than 1,500 students pursue internships offered across the organization.


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